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Stalling trade pushes Australian water market to ominous peak

Investors risk being wrong-footed as lower yields eventually bring down prices, Aither's Chris Olszak tells Agri Investor. How should they respond?

Exclusive: Folium Capital haul surpasses funds’ $250m targets

The Harvard Management Company spin-out has raised $605m from US and international investors across two sets of timber and ag vehicles. We focus on LP commitments and the tenets of each strategy.

First State Super CEO: Blue Sky investments have ‘outperformed expectations’

The Australian superfunds’ retiring CEO has said it is ‘comfortable and satisfied’ with its investments with the troubled asset manager.

Blue Sky’s new MD: ‘Our LPs probably understand our business better than our shareholders’

In an interview with Agri Investor, interim managing director Kim Morison said Robert Shand’s decision to step down was a mutual one between himself and the board.

US Northeast to see silver lining in climate change

While increased rain could lead to proliferating pests and disease in the region, warmer temperatures could support new crops such as tomatoes, peaches and wine grapes, researchers found.

New Jersey commits $135m to Aether vehicle

The fund of funds will seek to outperform the Bloomberg Commodity Index by at least 12 percent through a strategy focused on investments into real asset primary funds, secondaries and co-investments.

Greensphere mulling London listing to raise up to $500m

The green infrastructure firm aims to ‘revolutionize’ the fund model by delivering returns with zero net cost while targeting assets that include sustainable agriculture.

Why the future of smart farming depends on soil

Tomer Tzach, chief executive of analytics start-up CropX, says a new wave of cost-efficient sensors could help farmers run a much tighter ship by giving them greater understanding of what happens underground.

How Agriculture Capital attracted public pensions

In the first installment of a two-part interview, we look at the challenges the firm had to overcome to get institutional investors to commit to its $548m second fund.

Australian agri market heats up as ‘crown jewels’ put on the block

Another institutional-scale asset has hit the market Down Under, expected to generate broad-ranging buyer interest and offers exceeding $40m.

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